Eligible farmers and their partners need to apply for Farm Household Allowance before 1 December this year to receive the first of two supplement lump sum payments.
Department of Human Services staff have raised more than $118,000 to help the mobile laundry and shower organisation, Orange Sky, in their work providing personal hygiene services to Australia’s homeless.
The morning routine with children can be difficult for most parents but when you have a child with special needs, stress levels can be extreme. Continue reading Natalie takes caring one day at a time
When Kristy Moran isn’t leading a team to deliver important digital projects at the Department of Human Services, she’s running the gauntlet for her football team to deliver touchdowns of another kind.
Last month, 85 Department of Human Services Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) specialists celebrated graduating from the department’s STEM ICT (Information and Communications Technology) scheme. Continue reading Dandelions grow in STEM
Volunteering as a “Flash Quote Reporter” at the netball, Natalie Manu couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to put her journalistic skills to use for the Commonwealth Games.
Kirra understands better than most the difficulties Indigenous communities can face. As a Wunumara and Koko-Bera woman and a Department of Human Services Medicare Liaison Officer, she is using her personal and professional experiences to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians. Continue reading Sharing knowledge to close the gap
This September marks 20 years since the phone lines opened at the Department of Human Services Toowoomba Smart Centre.
Victoria Dias knows the value of employment – not only in terms of the financial benefits but the social and mental health benefits as well.
Continue reading Inspiration goes both ways for Multicultural Service Officer Victoria Dias
Childers and Gin Gin residents will enjoy expanded service hours thanks to new Department of Human Services Agents commencing Monday 18 September 2017. Continue reading New Agents for Childers and Gin Gin